Two stunt actors were feared drowned in a lake while a popular film star was rescued after a helicopter stunt for a Kannada film went horribly wrong on Monday in Ramanagara district near Bengaluru.The horrific incident which was caught on camera showed stunt actors Anil and Uday jumping off a helicopter into the Tippagondanahalli lake from a height of about 50 feet.Till the time of writing, their bodies were yet to be found. A real one, not the ketchup kinds that the Kannada film industry dishes out on 70mm.

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Both said in an interview before the action sequence that they don’t know swimming.

The stunt sequence was part of the climax of the Kannada movie “Maastigudi”.

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After two days Latha Hegde accepted the first Kannada film, she got offers in ‘utsav’ with Diganth and for Kushboo Productions happens to be her first Tamil project.

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Their last photograph is testimony to the tinselwood dreams they had.

Young Kannada actors - 30-year-old Anil Kumar and 32-year-old Raghav Uday - posed for a picture barebodied to show off their six-packs.

Eyewitnesses said the shot was taken when the government official had left the spot for lunch.